This segment will cover essential topics and terminology in hypnosis. The process of a hypnotic session will be explained. Participants will practice observing and elicitation of focused awareness in hypnotic subjects.
What is hypnosis? What is the Ericksonian difference? How do you help clients elicit a constructive trance experience? What is the most effective way to strengthen messages? In experiential workshop, participants will learn how to elicit a trance state and how to enhance responsiveness. Powerful hypnotic language forms can be tailored so that a trance is developed in an appropriate and efficient way for each client. Demonstration inductions, and work in small groups to induce and experience hypnotic states. Targeted to the beginner. No previous experience necessary. This is a one-day workshop and attendees are expected to attend all sessions.
This session will provide an overview of important concepts in the beginning stage of hypnosis. Consideration of pre-hypnotic variables will be discussed. Then, methods to facilitate absorption into trance will be presented.
The hypnotic induction is the vehicle for facilitating the qualities of dissociation that characterize hypnotic experience: selective attention, detachment, multiple-level processing, non-volitional responses, and so forth. In some ways, the induction used matters very little and in other ways matters a lot. In this workshop, we'll explore and practice with a variety of induction processes ranging from structured to conversational.
This workshop will describe the Ericksonian principle of Utilization and its use in a trance induction. Utilization is a trademark of Ericksonian therapy and hypnosis and one of the things that makes it so effective and powerful. Live demonstration will help illustrate the concept. Exercises will help attendees to learn the concept of “Utilization”.
Offering an entirely new fundamental model of hypnosis from an Ericksonian perspective, this book is valuable to the beginning and intermediate practitioner who wants to add hypnotherapy into clinical practice. It provides a comprehensive genealogy (an Ericksonian family tree), testimony to Dr. Erickson’s significant influence; deconstructs the key concepts of hypnosis; presents real-life cases, dispels myths; and demystifies the process of eliciting trance.